Jatt Jeona Morh, released in 1991, is a Punjabi film starring Gugu Gill and Gurkirtan. It is based on the real-life Dacoit Jatt Jeona Morh. It is directed by Ravinder Ravi. It became a quite big hit in Punjab.
Jeona Morh (Gugu Gill), was an extremely strong and religious young man who eventually became a bandit and robbed many villages. He lived during the British Raj in Punjab. Before turning to crime he lived happily with his brother and his wife. Jeona’s brother was an undercover bandit, and the only person who had knowledge of this was his dearest friend, Dogar, who later reported him to the police; as there was a hefty reward on his head. During his brother’s arrest the corrupted police severely beat his brother’s pregnant wife and eventually killed her. Jeona’s brother was convicted and sent to “Kala Pani” Prison. Jeona Morh fled into the jungles were he met a gang of bandits and eventually became their leader and vowed to take revenge. Jeona Morh had murdered every person who had any involvement in the ill treatment of his family before finally being multiply shot to death.
There have been multiple music tracks relating to ‘Jeona Morh’, sang by the biggest artists in the bhangra industry, Kuldeep Manak, Surinder Shinda.
Surjit Bindrakhia …live performance